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January 2, 1939 Life Magazine

Date: 1-2-1939 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good - Collector Grade

Cover: Wimples-Cloth Covering Around Head Returns

Contents: Inside cover black and red ad for "The Dawn Patrol" with Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David  Niven. Drawings from Harper's magazine of late 1800s, selections from book by John Kouwenhoven. Japan slams the open door and the US begins to fight. Half page Calox tooth powder ad with actor Melvyn Douglas. New York's mayor LaGuardia after he got socked by ex-WPA worker. Carroll show girls picket musicians in Los Angeles. Pearl Buck gets Nobel prize. Nazi aircraft carrier launched. Censors make strip tease give them a private showing - Della Carroll and New Jersey Liquor Commission and Neward Public Morals Bureau. New steel mill opens. Irvin Works of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp in Clairton, Pennsylvania. Kilby, Alabama prison lets some inmates go home for Christmas, Robert Hodges. Photo essay - hobbies Roosevelt's stamps, Einstein's violin, Vincent Astor's mini railroad, William Crossman's tropical fish, Charles Katen's 40 canaries, Mrs. Oliver Wills Tuthill crochets, Philip Kober paints, more. America's crack fencers - sports. First American monkey colony starts on Puerto Rico islet. Hollywood reproduces the Riviera on a set. Four page RCA LISTEN ad focuses on religion and radio. Roy Seawright's camera tricks. US youth - photos. Illustrations of air war formations by Howard Brodie. America's fencing team prepares to face Cuba. A party with the Sheboygan boy scouts performing Romeo and Juliet, Dick Whinfield, Scout Troop 1. Diseases are diagnosed by Crystallized blood. Back page full color ad for movie "Kentucky" with Loretta Young and Richard Greene. 

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